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jersey governor chris christie have a different set of hurdles as they both contemplate a run for the white house. >>> and the tea party turns five, two leaders within the group have very different messages we'll talk 2016 straight ahead. >>> and the oscar goes to -- the biggest stars and most important awards, we'll break it all down with an expert who will be on the red carpet. >>> very good day to you and happy friday. i'm kristen welker in washington today for andrea mitchell. in just under an hour the clinton presidential library will begin to release 33,000 pages of records that were withheld until last year because of legal provisions. the records are expected to include memos to then president bill clinton from his advisers and perhaps memos from the first lady's office. what will these papers tell us as hillary clinton decides whether or not to run in 2016? joining me now, chris sill list saturd za and susan page, washington bureau chief for usa today. chris, let me start with you. >> sure. >> what don't we know about the clintons that the papers might reveal? >> i fe
a atmosphere of retribution, of nasty politics in chris christie's crowd. >>> also, can you hear me now? he is the nastiest voice on the right. but ted cruz worries that rand paul is getting all the noise out there. so cruz is out there today celebrating the tea party and dumping on the health care law. original fellow, isn't he? >>> plus, look who is defending obamacare, hillary clinton. after all, she is the one that started this big push for health care in the country. >>> finally, ralph nader is offering up the names of billionaires of who he think would make great third party candidates in 2016. it seems like the last time nader pulled the third party game, it didn't work out so well for al gore, did it? this is "hardball," the place for politics. aflac. ♪ aflac, aflac, aflac! ♪ [ both sigh ] ♪ ugh! ♪ you told me he was good, dude. yeah he stinks at golf. but he was great at getting my claim paid fast. how fast? mine got paid in 4 days. wow. that's awesome. is that legal? big fat no. [ male announcer ] find out how fast aflac can pay you at aflac.com. >>> even with all of chris
of information out there that has to be gathered. >> and tonight in boston, chris christie and mitt romney. >> they don't come better than chris christie. >> a bad story line and a worse story line. >> that's generally not a right way to launch a campaign for president. >> ted cruz secedes from the union. >> he's looking at 2016. >> if that means destroying mitch mcconnell, so be it. >> ted cruz is believed to be one of the most polarizing figures in america politics. >> for him, compromise is a curse word. >> things can change in politics. >> tea party patriots are gathered in d.c. to mark the fifth anniversary. >> it's a civil war within the republican party. >> you don't keep following failed strategies. >> the midterms will be here before we know it. >> there's a possibility that republicans will pick up the senate. >> there is a certain amount of reality that we have to deal with. >> house speaker john boehner. >> it's boner, boner. >> strategy session. >> democrats hope if they can't win the house, maybe republicans can lose it. >> the new jersey legislature's special committee inves
the dangerous traffic jam ordered by people working for chris christie, we're hearing for the first time the police and emergency calls from the chaos of those gridlocked streets. these calls were released by the city of ft. lee. and in them, we hear people who need paramedics and police complaining about delays. we hear first responders blocked from doing their job who don't understand why they're there is such a mess created around the george washington bridge. >> do you know if anything happened on the bridge? >> i'll give them a call. i think it's sun glare. >> 10-4. >> okay, 4-5-3, they have a new pattern. they're testing new pattern traffic from off the washington. it's down to one lane now. it's a test. >> at traffic is a nightmare. >> 10-4. we're getting calls from irate motorists. >> you're aware the town is a total gridlock, right? >> total gridlock. a nightmare. and in the middle of all this, people were facing real-life emergencies all over the affected area. here is one 911 emergency call with details redacted by the city of ft. lee. >> 911, where is your emergency? >> medic
chris christie, but this was just causing all sorts of problems. there are accidents. there are people angry, traffic, and certainly closing down these lanes without telling anyone why made it a lot harder. >> i wonder if there is another case. let's take another one we have on the tape here, which was made available today. the traffic jam didn't just cause delays, as you suggest, but accidents begin to pile up, fender-benders. here is a 911 call from one of those accidents. >> put on your hazards. >> 911, where is your emergency? 911, where is your emergency? >> i'm on the george washington bridge. i was just in a car accident. we were rear-ended. >> upper level or the lower level? >> upper level. >> what direction? >> we're heading into the city. >> let's go to the politics. i often try to think about what it's like to be somebody in one of these horrible cases. now you're bridget kelly, right? >> right. >> for all i know she is a political operative, a regular person who does what they like to do in the interests of the boss generally and their party. she is watching this with us ma
of how democrats have responded to the chris christie bridge scandal. they say, you know, the media coverage that's been given to chris christie and the way he may or may not have abused his power is not that dissimilar from the irs and that the media, and democrats are letting president obama off the hook in the irs case. >> well, let me get back, again, back and forth. this news story, what is the substance now of the irs investigation? is this just part of a sort of a broad front effort to nail the president, whether it's irs, benghazi, or ukraine? or is there really some pay dirt that a legislator would find powerful? information they're getting? >> you know, that's what they're looking for. and when representative cummings came out, he said that, too, that they want to get to the bottom of what happened, how to reform things over there. you had lois lerner come out and essentially apologize as well. and there were some indications early on that she would actually cooperate in this hearing. i think that's why you saw representative issa get so sort of frustrated on his end becau
of state. the judge said any laws that argue otherwise will violate the 14th amendment. >>> governor chris christie has just about had it with questions related to the lane closures on the george washington bridge. when asked recently about the activities of his staff, first he responded "what do you do, grab them by the ankles and shake them upside down until emails fall out of their pockets?" on a related note the audio of the 911 calls from the september bridge gridlock is set to be released this morning. >>> how many politicians who pledge to donate their salary to charity during the government shutdown actually kept their word? at least 116 of the 244 lawmakers who pledged have donated almost $500,000 to charity and government accounts, so i kind of guess 47% isn't too bad for a bunch of politicians. hmm? >>> president obama and vice president biden took part in the first lady's let's move campaign by taking a lap around the white house. >> mr. president, ready to move? >> absolutely. let's do this thing. let's move. ♪ >> after a good workout, got to pick up. otherwise we're going t
of chris christie. new documents released thursday show playful tax plotting to make travel difficult for a rabbi and he text her last august saying the rabbi has officially p-d me off and clearly we cannot cause traffic problems in front of his house, can we and he answered flights to tel-a-viv mysteriously del delayed and they sent the e-mails about the george washington bridge plot. they will learn about bill and hillary front nominations and the library will release about 5,000 pages of documents from the clinton white house. the documents include confidential advice given to president clinton including communications within first lady hillary clinton and the papers will be posted online by the national archives with paper copies being made available at the clinton library. more than 30,000 documents could soon be released. attorney general eric holder is resting at home this morning after spending some time in the hospital for chest pains on thursday. holder felt faint and short of breath during a meeting with staff members and treated for an elevated heart rate and told he is fe
't know that there is that -- anything that ties chris christie to bridgegate in any of these, but what is apparent is that there was a culture, a short hand for enemies and punishment that was used frequently or comfortably by members of christie's inner circle. >> exactly. this kind of varies from the sort of sinister to perhaps more juvenile. in fact, that's the word that some women wisniewski used today in describing this that just shows the sort of cavalier juvenile attitude that bridget kelly and david wildstein seemed to have. i mean, the timing is interesting when -- that august 19th e-mail about traffic problems in front of the rabbi's house sort of echos the language just six days earlier when she wrote the infamous time for some traffic problems in ft. lee e-mail. so she does seem to have a fixation on creating traffic problems. but, you know, to be fair, none of this really sheds a whole lot of light on the core issues here of the use of government power for political retribution by creating traffic problems. >> the refrain, time for some traffic problems for -- insert name
, and the punch line was joe biden. one republican joke about chris christie. so right now he almost appears to be a politico. i don't think he is. he made a choice not to be a political as jay. i believe jay, as you have implied brought a political sensibility to the show both in the monologue and having political guests that took it beyond what johnny carson was doing. >> do you remember michelle bachmann played and he play that had song and later apologized for it? >> yes. i believe, i think... i think there is a danger that there could be problems stemming from that. the song you're referring to, i believe is lioness, b, i, t, c, h, i think there was an atmosphere it was okay. after michelle bachmann appeared we didn't see anymore republican presidential candidates. >> i miss him and i hope he comes back in whatever capacity he's happy w the show did great. it's one of the odd things that happens in tv. and i hope we see him back on the air, soon. >> thank you, sean. >> thank you for being with us. that is all the time we have left tonight. before we go, set your dvr ask record "hannity
in the incident are now on administrative lead while the investigation is ongoing. >> new jersey governor chris christie is facing voter's questions he'll face the questions from the ask the governor radio show. they're said to hold another town hall. one of the hot topics could be the whole bridge kwaet controversy. he did hold a town meeting last week in new jersey where that honestly never came up at all. >>> officials are investigating a massive cold ash spill. at least 30,000 tons of toxic coal ash released into the river when a pipe broke. protesters were demanding that company remove the ash stored at its plants. >>> an explosion forcing dozens of people to evacuate their homes in louisiana. look at this, hazmat crews were on the scene this morning. officials say the crew was drilling a gas well when there was a sudden explosion. so far, no reports of injuries and no word of evacuation. >>> a big victory in the battle against childhood obesity, according to federal data, obesity in children between the ages of 2 and 5 has decreased over 40% in the last decade. much of that reduction comi
the top of my head i can think of governor chris christie who in his first term was rushed to the hospital experiencing a similar thing. harry reid, the senate majority leader at the hospital at one point experiencing the same sort of thing. we certainly hope attorney general eric holder recovers and gets back on his feet and back on the job as soon as possible. evan perez, thank you so much for being with us. we really appreciate it. much more on this as it develops throughout the day. thanks for joining us at this hour. "legal view" with ashleigh banfield starts right after the break. r dream it, purina pro plan can help him achieve it. ♪ driving rock/metal music stops ♪music resumes music stops ♪music resumes [announcer] purina pro plan's bioavailable formulas deliver optimal nutrient absorption. [whistle] purina pro plan. nutrition that performs. this is the first power plant in the country to combine solar and natural gas at the same location. during the day, we generate as much electricity as we can using solar. at night and when it's cloudy, we use more natural gas. this ensur
in new jersey, kazmir, who's actually a chris christie guy, a republican bundler. but he had his own problems with the government. he's being sued by a federal agency, opec, over $2.5 million loan. he gets -- he approaches john carson, the executive director of ofa, talks about -- >> former white house official. >> former white house official himself. carson sets him up in a meeting with a white house official, the chief of staff of his former office. look, there's no evidence anything came of it. in fact, the white house says that, you know, abraham, the white house official, extricated himself. but it does raise questions, when you set up a group like this -- >> the access. >> -- people are going to come, a magnet for people seeking favors from the government. >> seeking access. michael isikoff, great reporting. good work, sir. thank you very much. >>> up next, the academy awards are two days away. we'll take a "deep dive" into the true story behind "american hustle," the sting operation that took down a senator and a handful of congressmen, and caught up with a lot of the key play
ought to feel sorry for all of us. i'm still trying to get through the chris christie e-mails, then we got the scott walker e-mails and now we got to read the hill t -- hilly clinton e-mails. >> so we start thd as a discussion of joe biden and fittening it's been overshadowed by hillary clinton. we're going to return it to joe biden and talk about his future and legacy as vice president. we'll talk about that just after this. thinking up game-changing ideas, like this: dozens of tax free zones across new york state. move here. expand here. or start a new business here... and pay no taxes for 10 years. with new jobs, new opportunities and a new tax free plan. there's only one way for your business to go. up. find out if your business can qualify at start-upny.com oh, there's a prize, all right. [ male announcer ] inside every box of cheerios are those great-tasting little o's made from carefully selected oats that can help lower cholesterol. is it a superhero? kinda. ♪ we still run into problems. that's why liberty mutual insurance offers accident forgiveness if you qualify, and new c
-runners. so chris christie and the news cycle has created this opening for jindal. this gop field is open. >> to your point, bobby jindal will be with us at the top of the hour. >> oh, good. >> yeah. and harry smith joins us on the exploding new marijuana market. that's on "morning joe." we'll be right back. ideo, three times zoom, and a twenty-megapixel sensor. it's got the brightest display, so i can see what i'm shooting -- even outdoors, and 4 mics that capture incredible sound. plus, it has apps like vine -- and free cloud storage. my new lumia icon is so great, even our wipeouts look amazing. ♪ honestly, i want to see you be brave ♪ ♪ it's where you email, yshop, even bank.e here, but are you too comfortable? these days crime can happen in a few keystrokes. american express can help protect you with intelligent security that learns your spending patterns, and can alert you to an unusual charge instantly. so you can be a member of a more secure world. this is what membership is. this is what membership does. you want everything.orks an expert ford technician knows your car's he
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